Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law
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About the service

Employment and Labour Law

We act primarily for employers, providing proactive advice to achieve practical solutions. Our clients include small local start-ups, condominiums, mid-size institutions and large national and multi-national firms. Through the collective knowledge and experience of our Workplace Law Group, we treat our employer clients as partners by listening carefully to them and providing responsive advice and representation, whether they are union or non-union, private or public sector, federally or provincially regulated.

Our prompt and strategic advice assists our clients address their daily workplace challenges. We also are effective advocates for them, whether speaking over the telephone with a representative of a party opposite in interest, negotiating with a union at the bargaining table or making submissions in court or before a tribunal.

Our services include:

Unionized Environments: we act for employers in collective bargaining, we assist them to interpret and apply collective agreements in the day-to-day operation of their businesses and we represent them at grievance arbitrations;

Employment Law: we act for employers and employees, providing advice, representation and trial advocacy in relation to wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, workplace restructuring, employment contract and non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality issues;

Human Rights : we assist employers in their development of effective harassment policies and procedures and advise them concerning matters such as religious observances, child care and family status issues and disability management and accommodation; we also act for employers in responding to Applications filed by employees before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario;

Statutory Compliance : we advise and assist employers in meeting their obligations under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Labour Relations Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Canada Labour Code, etc. and represent them at hearings or prosecutions involving such legislation;

Attendance Management: we provide practical and strategic advice to help employers address employee attendance issues and challenges such as disability accommodation, dealing with medical professionals, absenteeism and so on.

Our Employment and Labour Law Group

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